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I rate enthusiasm even above professional skill.
Above all, be suspicious of your fatherland. Nobody is more inclined to become a murderer than a fatherland.
Rather, for all objects and experiences, there is a quantity that has optimum value. Above that quantity, the variable becomes toxic. To fall below that value is to be deprived.
I had to spend countless hours, above and beyond the basic time, to try and perfect the fundamentals.
Costume designers don't care about trends. They appreciate, above so many other qualities, that tailoring is everything, which is a mantra for the way I dress. Ladies: The most important thing in clothing is to find a good, inexpensive tailor, because clothes at the stores are made for bodies that are anomalies.
We must wash literature off ourselves. We want to be men above all, to be human.
There are glimpses of heaven to us in every act, or thought, or word, that raises us above ourselves.
Generally speaking, if people are prepared to stick their heads above the power pit, like Zinn says, and absorb what's going on around them, it makes them think.
In the early centuries of Islam, the great schools of Islamic jurisprudence were built upon the above principles. Basic to all their legal systems they developed the doctrine that liberty is the fundamental basis of law.
My daughter loves singing above all else.
The whole point of being in the Army is wanting to get killed, wanting to test yourself to the limits. Now you have to fly 15,000ft above the war zone to avoid getting hit. I don't think there is any point in having wars if that's how you're going to behave. It's pathetic. All this whining!
As an artist, I feel that we must try many things - but above all we must dare to fail.
Above all it is important to point out that we can only maintain our prosperity in Europe if we belong to the most innovative regions in the world.
That makes me think of the 2002 World Cup Final above all else. Nobody thought at the time that our team would get through to the Final against Brazil. We should remember that this summer.
They disallowed this and disallowed that, and now I can't even get my head above water!
I wanted above all else not to be like my mum.
Music is still above all else the thing that does it for me.
It is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception and compassion and hope.
Ursula K. Le Guin
When I began I thought that literature was contained within a bubble that somehow floated above the world commented upon by newspapers. But I became more and more interested in trying to include some of that world within my work.
He that is proud of riches is a fool. For if he is exalted above his neighbors because he has more gold, how much inferior is he to a gold mine.
Poetry is above all a concentration of the power of language, which is the power of our ultimate relationship to everything in the universe.
Put it before them briefly so they will read it, clearly so they will appreciate it, picturesquely so they will remember it and, above all, accurately so they will be guided by its light.
Above all, a query letter is a sales pitch and it is the single most important page an unpublished writer will ever write. It's the first impression and will either open the door or close it. It's that important, so don't mess it up. Mine took 17 drafts and two weeks to write.
I think, above all, the characters in my novels feel universal to the readers.
The country needs and, unless I mistake its temper, the country demands bold, persistent, experimentation. It is common sense to take a method and try it, if it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
Poets yearn, of course, to be published, read, and understood, but they do little, if anything, to set themselves above the common herd and the daily grind.
In the language of poetry, where every word is weighed, nothing is usual or normal. Not a single stone and not a single cloud above it. Not a single day and not a single night after it. And above all, not a single existence, not anyone's existence in this world.
We must always tell what we see. Above all, and this is more difficult, we must always see what we see.
What I'm dealing with is so vast and great that it can't be called the truth. It's above the truth.
It is not easy to grow old in this business, when you are a woman above all, in the cinema.
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